Celebrating Old Cats: What Is Old?

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet month. I have to admit, there’s something special about old cats. This post first appeared in 2012, and has been updated several times. But this is the first time I’ve updated the post … Continue reading

Veteran Love: 8 Reasons to Adopt Senior #Cats & #Dogs

Ever consider an old dog or old cat to adopt? Read on! This time of year, the holidays can prompt yearnings to adopt a new furry wonder. Nothing beats puppies and kittens for fun. But senior citizen pets offer many … Continue reading

How to Keep a Skinny Old Cat Young

My faithful readers know that Seren-Kitty (aka “The Queen”) is a skinny old cat and has struggled for the past year or so with the “schnorkles” and “sneezles.” I’ve written about her increasingly scary bouts with URIs (upper respiratory infections) … Continue reading

Say What? Helping Deaf Pets Deal with Schtuff

Seren is going deaf. She can still hear some things, but it’s obvious that her hearing has deteriorated especially in the last year. It used to be I could call Seren to come watch the bunny on the patio, and … Continue reading

Feline Friday: Ask Amy & Old Loudmouth Kitties

Older cats also may lose some litter box allegiance after a lifetime of being faithful. “Going” outside the litter box is the top cat-behavior complaint of cat owners. Litter-box problems lose cats their homes and lives. But cats use urine … Continue reading